TM Racing – 2018 Italian Supermoto Champions

In the timed qualification session Diego Monticella could not find the right feeling with the track, the foggy atmosphere and the slippery surface was not easy, he could do no better than the fourth position.

In the races Diego rode with intelligence, trying to limit mistakes where even a trivial slip or fall could have compromised the final result

In the first heat he finished third and in the second heat, after a bad start he could only regain places back to fifth position. After the first day of competition Diego had lost points in favour of his direct opponent, but still maintained a healthy margin in the standings.

On Sunday we see the introduction of the off-road section.  Today in the qualification, Diego manages to tear the first row with the third overall time.

At the start of the first race Monticelli makes the perfect start and takes the lead. In the first lap he commits a small mistake that forces him to lose several positions, but with a good pace recovers to the third position.

In order to raise his arms as a sign of victory, Diego Monticelli has to wait for the chequered flag to drop on the final race. After a cautious race he ends in third place.

Monticelli closes his third overall race and is the new 2018 Italian Champion.

A season full of satisfactions for the TM Factory team where they have won everything they could, European Championship, Nations Trophy and Italian Championship.

Alex Serafini comments the race: “At the beginning of the weekend we were a bit tense because we knew that our opponents would not give up anything, Diego was perfect did not do anything wrong, we are very happy to be back to victory in the Italian Championship. I want to thank all the guys on the team and the sponsors for this great season. “